South East Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EDT on Sunday 16 December 2018.

Weather Situation

An area of low pressure lies to the south of Tasmania with a trough extending north over the state. The flow will tend southerly on Monday as the low moves away to the southeast and a high passes south of the Bight. The high will then move to the south of Tasmania on Tuesday, with winds to tend easterly later in the day. A low will develop southwest of Tasmania during Wednesday before passing to the south of the state on Thursday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, becoming less likely later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm, possibly severe with hail and heavy falls early this evening. Winds west to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Monday 17 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 km/h increasing to 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then tending south to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h in the late morning and afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 16 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:20pm, UV Index predicted to reach 11 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Hobart 16 23
Shower or two. Huonville 15 21
Shower or two. Port Arthur 14 21
Shower or two. Richmond 16 22

Tuesday 18 December

Cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and early afternoon. Winds south to southwesterly 25 to 35 km/h turning southeasterly 15 to 25 km/h in the late morning and early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 8 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 14 and 18.

Wednesday 19 December

Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. Winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h turning northeasterly 15 to 25 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 7 and 12 with daytime temperatures reaching between 17 and 22.

Thursday 20 December

Cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h tending southeast to southwesterly during the day then becoming light during the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 10 and 13 with daytime temperatures reaching between 15 and 19.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EDT Monday.

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